The Virginia Gold Cup Races are presented by:

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The Virginia Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (VHBPA) is a non-profit membership organization that represents thoroughbred owners and trainers who race at Colonial Downs. The VHBPA negotiates with the management and ownership of Colonial for race days, dates, and purses, and also provides educational, recreational, health, counseling, and religious programs for back stretch workers.

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The purpose of the Virginia Thoroughbred Association (VTA) is to promote the Thoroughbred horse in the Commonwealth and to serve as an advocate for its contributions to the state's agribusiness economy, as well as to the racing and breeding industry.

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The Virginia Equine Alliance is a non-profit, 501 (c) 6 organization which is comprised of the Virginia Harness Horse Association, the Virginia Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association, the Virginia Gold Cup Association, and the Virginia Thoroughbred Association. The purpose of the Virginia Equine Alliance is to sustain, promote, and expand the horse breeding and horse racing industries in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Activity Sponsors:

Official Ticket Outlets
Stop by any Harris Teeter in the Metro DC area and purchase General admission car passes or Members Hill badges at the Service Desk. Place your order for race day pick-up as well!

Official Hat Contest Sponsor


Horse Ambulance 


 Stable Hospitality
Merck Animal Health will once again be sponsoring our Stable Hospitality area so our hard working Grooms & Trainers can grab lunch and snacks during the 2016 Races.


Official Cigar
Old Virginia Tobacco is pleased to be the Official Cigar of the 2016 Virginia Gold Cup races.  Contact our store to set-up your own private cigar experience at the races!

Tailgate Competition
  Official Timer
Official Inn & Spa
The Poplar Springs Inn, Spa and Manor House Restaurant in Warrenton, VA is known for its elegant ambiance, outstanding dining, first-rate spa and luxury accommodations.  It is the perfect location for a wedding, corporate or private event, or romantic weekend getaway.
Terrier Races

Terrier Race Prizes

Official Providers:


2016 Official Members Hill Caterer


 Official Spirits & Wine


Official Landscaper


Official Merchandise

Official Beer



Race Sponsors

Visit Orlando Campbell Wealth Management HBPA VTA Virginia Equine Alliance